Review Corsair Obsidian Series 500D Review
The Obsidian Series makes a welcome return.
The Obsidian Series makes a welcome return.
Ryzen CPU cores merge with Vega graphics for the first time on desktop.
Back once again, the latest BlackWidow Ultimate includes resistance to dust and water with an IP54 rating.
Per-key RGB backlighting meets dust- and water-resistance in this £120 outing from Corsair.
Eizo usually caters for image professionals, but the new Foris range is the company's first foray into entertainment screens. Expect high quality images, more features than you could possibly want, excellent build quality and probably a price to match!
Asus has done what Nvidia couldn't, and paired two full-speed GeForce GTX 285 GPUs on one card. The GTX 295 uses two under-clocked GTX 275 GPUs, so the Mars should be the fasest graphics card on the planet (for a little while, at least).
With a new generation of DirectX 11 graphics cards just around the corner, we take a look at the fastest cards currently on the market to decide which card from this generation has emerged victorious. Hold onto your shaders - this one's going to be bumpy!
A cheap and cheerful 770X board that's worth buying? Wow! It seems pigs have not only infected us all, but they have also developed appendices for flight! MSI resets the rules and makes a cheap AMD motherboard that's really worth the money! Why pay more?
Could Batman: Arkham Asylum possibly be as good as everyone has been saying?
Because of its vastly different architecture, how does Lynnfield compare to its Core i7 and Core 2 Quad brothers when it comes to PCI-Express performance and gaming? We setup a scientific test and got our game on, to find out.
A small selection of power supplies in the most popular wattage range that were seen in Custom PC magazine's latest PSU labs test. There's a lot more to take into consideration when selecting a PSU than just a paint job and a power output rating. Read on to find out more.
MSI's performance-orientated P55 motherboard is the GD65. With the looks and some of the features its bigger brother, the GD80, but a price closer to its cheaper brothers, we had a look to find out if this board is the Lynnfield board to buy.
Our first (of many) P55 motherboard reviews starts, as ever, with Asus' Deluxe. It's expensive and bridges an awkward middle ground between Republic of Gamers and lesser featured boards, but does it still command excellent Asus quality and must have features that makes it a must buy?
The original Bloomfield Core i7s were a huge leap forward, providing masses of performance, both out of the box and when overclocked. Ten months on, Intel has finally released the range of CPUs to fill the gap between Core 2 and Core i7 with the new Lynnfield-core CPUs.
An in-depth analysis of what the new Lynnfield architecture of LGA1156 Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs is, what new things it brings and where it fits in Intel's CPU line-up. Read on to see what's new, what's great, and what's not!
If a stock GTX 285 just isn't enough then Asus has released an ROG graphics card. Standing next to motherboards such as the Maximus, Rampage and Crosshair, the Matrix GTX285 promisses enhanced overclocking and has duely been put through its paces in our lab.
The PC-X1000 is the latest high end chassis from Lian Li, competing at the very top end of the market with an array of desirable features such as all aluminium construction, variable speed fans and a modular design. Does it live up to its premium billing? We find out.
MSI has applied its lightning technology to the GTX275. We've put it through its paces to see if it can add more pizazz to the equation than the MSI NGTX260 we looked at in July.
After something a full ATX motherboard with integrated graphics that doesn't break the bank? The Asus M4A785TD-V Evo is based on AMD's new 785G chipset, and also has 128MB of DDR3 sideport memory.
SSDs are great, but Windows Vista wasn't designed with them in mind. If you want to get the best from your SSD, you'll need to perform a number of tweaks and fixes to not only improve performance, but keep your OS from needlessly thrashing your drive. We show you how.
Thinking of going to town on a top end home theatre PC? Then check out the Moncaso 972 case. With an all black anodised aluminium chassis, integrated 7 inch touch screen and space for full size ATX components we find out if this is the ultimate HTPC case.
Galaxy is an Nvidia partner that's been cranking out graphics cards in the States for years. With a plan to move to the UK in the pipeline, we got in their GeForce GTS 250 1GB to take a look at the approaches the company takes to making its products stand out from the crowd.
WIth its custom Vapor-X cooling and 2GB of memory strapped to a blue PCB, does Sapphire's latest Radeon HD 4890 have the extra grunt and overclocking power to make us want to buy?
The HDAV Slim is an affordable, half-height sound card for HD audio. It doesn't monkey around with compressing or 'enhancing' the audio on your Blu-ray disc, it just delivers pure, unadulterated HD audio goodness to your speakers or amp.
In the first of a regular series of articles looking at the giants of the tech industry, we focus on Nvidia - it's had a torrid time over the past 18 months, but in the past, it's always come back stronger when under pressure, so what does the future hold this time for Nvidia?
Zalman's original GS1000 case didn't quite have what it takes to justify its price tag or compete with models from Antec, Cooler Master and SilverStone. We take a look at Zalman's second effort, the GS1000 Plus to see if it's more worthy of your cash.
AMD has launched its fastest desktop CPU ever, the Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition. With an improved manufacturing process making it more tolerant of high voltages, is this the most overclockable Phenom ever?
SSDs are fast becoming the must have new storage medium but installing them in PCs can be tricky. We've taken a look at three ways you can connect 2.5in SSDs and indeed hard disks to your PC.
Reducing the speed of your case fans can dramatically lower noise levels and usually doesn't hurt temperatures too much. We take a look at three of the latest multi channel fan controllers.
At last, a 22in monitor that doesn't have a TN panel! We have a look at Eizo's FlexScan S2242W 22-inch widescreen TFT, which features a PVA panel with a 1,920 x 1,200 native resolution. Is this the monitor we've been looking for? Read on to find out.